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Hello

I was wondering what other people's experience has been in booking tiger safaris at Ranthambore was? I am having difficulties. I am looking for somewhere to stay June 28-July 1 this year and also to book safaris for the morning and evening of 29-30 June. I have tried contacting many places which all say they can book safaris, but all also seem to want payment in advance (which I understand) via cash transfer. I was dubious about this, but since I only contacted places with good reviews on…

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Hi all.

I'm taking 3 months off between September-December to travel in India-Nepal(Kathmandu only), Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. I stayed for 3 weeks in Myanmar last year and had no problem moving around the country, getting the Bus tickets for the next day with no problem, so I think I'll have no problem with moving around in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

However, as I've been reading, India its not like this. Trains are always overbooked and I've to buy tickets several days (weeks) in advance…

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Hi guy, a friend and myself are looking at purchasing a couple of motorbikes in India next year.

Is there any way we can ride those bikes into Pakistan?

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Hi All, hope all are ok. I will appreciate your advice about this concern that I have.

I will be visiting India during August and September So I want your recommendation about where to Start, is clear to me that I want to visit Goa and the Ladakh region. Which do you think that could be the better route to start?

  1. Arrive on August in Mumbai, visit Goa and then continue to the north to visit Ladakh in September.
  2. Arrive on August in Delhi visit Ladakh region and other places and then finish…
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Hi can anyone offer any suggestions on the best things to do and see in Varanasi with only 2 days to spare ,
The only things we do know for sure we will be doing are a sunset/ sunrise Ganges boat cruise any info on the best places to book that would be helpful also .
Thanks very much .

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Good afternoon there!

How are you doing??

We are planning to visit Ladakh region this September, for about 03 weeks.
Any recommendations on places to visit?? Is it good time to go there???

Thanks!
MMF

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Looking for somewhere , single room around max 1000rp? Any recent suggestions?

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Im spending couple of days in Kerala next august and planning an overnight boat trip from Kollam to Allepey. Is it a good option? Any advices? Please!!! Thks

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Hi,
a young couple (expirienced travellers, not looking for luxury, first time in India) asking for some specific details about especially northern India. We must travel in August as my BF is a teacher and I have already went through many posts about monsoon season and all about. But still there remains few questions before making final itinerary and booking trains. It may look like a mess but I just need several answers to complete my information and finish the final version of itinerary...